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The Times
  • Morning Minutes for Thursday, July 26

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Actress Sandra Bullock (48) Word of the Day Hyperborean hye-per-BOR-ee-un (adjective) Of or relating to an extreme northern region; frozen; of or relating to any of the arctic peoples — www.merriam...
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  • Word of the Day
    Hyperborean hye-per-BOR-ee-un (adjective) Of or relating to an extreme northern region; frozen; of or relating to any of the arctic peoples — www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    International Shaw Society
    www.shawsociety.org
    Celebrate the birthday of Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw with this site. The International Shaw Society is a great resource for those interested in Shaw’s life, works and ideas. There’s even a list of Shaw-based festivals around the U.S.
    Number to Know
    1: Number of Academy Awards that Sandra Bullock has won. She won Best Actress for “The Blind Side.”
    This Day in History
    July 26, 1990: The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 is signed into law by President George H. W. Bush.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actress Sandra Bullock (48)
    Daily Quote
    “Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.” — Carl Jung, who was born on this day in 1875.
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